How did American artists represent the Jazz Age? The exhibition “Youth and Beauty: Art of the American Twenties” brings together for the first time the work of 68 painters, sculptors and photographers who explored a new mode of modern realism in the years bounded by the aftermath of the Great War and the onset of the Great Depression.

On several upcoming Sundays museum staff will lead free guided tours of the exhibition, which will run Oct. 28 to Jan. 29.

Throughout the 1920s, artists created images of liberated modern bodies and the changing urban-industrial environment with an eye toward ideal form and
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